Tag Archive: Protein

5 Things You Should Look For In A Meal Replacement

“What should I look for in a meal replacement shake?” It’s a question I get asked a lot. Everyone from fitness competitors and athletes to Moms who are just too busy to get all their meals in but still trying to maintain a healthy diet. This is usually due to their lifestyle or work commitments – it’s a hectic world we live in and often our nutrition protocol just can’t keep up. Here are five things you need to be looking for when picking out your next meal replacement powder;... View Article

Workout Nutrition Explained

This area of discussion over the last 20 years has been shrouded with information and assumption. When I first started training around 2001, the “Anabolic Window” was something that was thrown around a lot. It was though that if you didn’t consume the necessary food or nutrition within 20 minutes after the end of your workout or else your entire workout would go to waste! Then it eventually moved from 20 minutes to 30 minutes, then a few years later it expanded to 45 minutes. The truth is that if... View Article

Post-Workout Basics

Possibly the most critical and important meal of the day for making gains would be the post-workout meal. Post-workout nutrition can be the most influential meal when it comes to muscle gain or fat loss! During your workout your body relies on the nutrients available in the bloodstream (from the previous meal) and from stored sugars (in the form of glycogen) as the energy source to get you through the workout. After the workout is done our body is drained of its stored energy and needs to replace that energy before it can start to... View Article